list comprehension question

Emile van Sebille emile at
Tue May 5 13:11:08 EDT 2009

On 5/5/2009 9:15 AM J Kenneth King said...

> List comprehensions can make a reader of your code apprehensive
> because it can read like a run-on sentence and thus be difficult to
> parse. The Python documentation discourages their use and I believe
> for good reason.

Can you provide a link for this?  I'd like to see specifically what's 
being discouraged, as I'd be surprised to find routine usage frowned upon.


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